Events for May 14 - May 11

Building Communication Skills – Adults

Classes are each Monday (Feb 12-Mar25th) from 4:00 -4:30 pm on Zoom. There is no class on Monday 3/4 due to Longwood spring break. Feb. 12, 19, 26 and March 11, 18, 25. Longwood University speech therapy students will guide you each week with new conversations on fun and rewarding topics. In this low-pressure, conversational style program you'll learn just by connecting with friends and having a great time! This program is best for self-advocates aged 19+. If you are interested in the program for teens, contact sklauer@virginiadsa.org for the link. Register here: https://virginiadsa.networkforgood.com/events/66694-building-communication-skills-for-adults

Event Series Building Communication Skills – Teens

Building Communication Skills – Teens

Build communication skills for work, school, and life! Classes are each Monday (Feb 12-Mar25th) from 4:30 -5:00 pm on Zoom. There is no class on Monday 3/4 due to Longwood spring break. Feb. 12, 19, 26 and March 11, 18, 25. Longwood University speech therapy students will guide you each week with new conversations on fun and rewarding topics. In this low-pressure, conversational style program you'll learn just by connecting with friends and having a great time! This section is for teens 13-18. Older self-advocates can register for our adult session which will be from 4-4:30. Contact sklauer@virginiadsa.org if you'd like [...]

Virtual Speaker Series – Full Life: Setting our Kids Up to Thrive as Adults

Dismantling Ableism: Empowering Individuals with Down Syndrome to Thrive 4-night Virtual Speaker Series designed to empower, educate, connect, and inspire. *Spanish and ASL interpretation provided Connect with other caregivers and allies of individuals with Down syndrome during this 4-night virtual speaker series. There will be two thought-provoking topics each evening - pick the ones that interest you most or attend them all. The ticket price covers all 8 sessions! We will engage with self-advocates, parents, disability advocates, and experts in the field. *Scholarships available, email sklauer@virginiadsa.org for more information Cost: $30 before Dec. 31 and $40 after Jan. 1.  Registration includes all [...]

Virtual Speaker Series – More Alike Than Different

Dismantling Ableism: Empowering Individuals with Down Syndrome to Thrive 4-night Virtual Speaker Series designed to empower, educate, connect, and inspire. *Spanish and ASL interpretation provided Connect with other caregivers and allies of individuals with Down syndrome during this 4-night virtual speaker series. There will be two thought-provoking topics each evening - pick the ones that interest you most or attend them all. The ticket price covers all 8 sessions! We will engage with self-advocates, parents, disability advocates, and experts in the field. *Scholarships available, email sklauer@virginiadsa.org for more information Cost: $30 before Dec. 31 and $40 after Jan. 1.  Registration includes all [...]

Virtual Speaker Series – Empowering Emotional Regulation and Prosocial Behaviors

Dismantling Ableism: Empowering Individuals with Down Syndrome to Thrive 4-night Virtual Speaker Series designed to empower, educate, connect, and inspire. *Spanish and ASL interpretation provided Connect with other caregivers and allies of individuals with Down syndrome during this 4-night virtual speaker series. There will be two thought-provoking topics each evening - pick the ones that interest you most or attend them all. The ticket price covers all 8 sessions! We will engage with self-advocates, parents, disability advocates, and experts in the field. *Scholarships available, email sklauer@virginiadsa.org for more information Cost: $30 before Dec. 31 and $40 after Jan. 1.  Registration includes all [...]

Virtual Speaker Series – Fostering Independence

Dismantling Ableism: Empowering Individuals with Down Syndrome to Thrive 4-night Virtual Speaker Series designed to empower, educate, connect, and inspire. *Spanish and ASL interpretation provided Connect with other caregivers and allies of individuals with Down syndrome during this 4-night virtual speaker series. There will be two thought-provoking topics each evening - pick the ones that interest you most or attend them all. The ticket price covers all 8 sessions! We will engage with self-advocates, parents, disability advocates, and experts in the field. *Scholarships available, email sklauer@virginiadsa.org for more information Cost: $30 before Dec. 31 and $40 after Jan. 1.  Registration includes all [...]

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